Wine & Bike

WINE & BIKE AT LAKE GARDA: OUTDOOR SPORT, HISTORICAL VILLAGES, WINES AND FLAVORS

HALF DAY: price € 65.00
FULL DAY: price € 80.00

Sustainable activities in the morainic hills of Custoza. These E-Bike tours are located in the Lake Garda area. You will be immersed in its history, sport, nature, food and wine.

This is a day dedicated to fun, outdoor sports and taste, focusing on the history of the area. In 1492, the friars of Santa Maria della Scala cultivated the land and the vine; they settled their home here. An E-Bike tour takes you into the past, discovering incredible stories, which we will tell you, crossing long stretches of vineyards and tree-lined roads. Let yourself be imnersed by local flavors, tasting wines and products of our territory.

THE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

– Guided E-Bike tour of the surrounding area with stops in the areas of historical importance.
– Wine and local flavors with tasting at the wine cellar (a picnic in the vineyard will be served for the full day E-Bike tour).
– The E-Bike route is divided into dirt, secondary and main roads for each level of your biking experience.

E-Bike con degustazione a Custoza
THE VISIT PROGRAM

Departure is scheduled from our winery, based in Sommacampagna in via Custoza 35, which is 4 km from the motorway exit. The E-Bike tour is offered in collaboration with Fabio Boeti of the Bike Experience company, a professional providing you with the most of your day and to have fun. You have the option of two E-Bike tours: half or full day. During this E-Bike tour, you will cross important places of the Italian Risorgimento, escaping into a coutrylife setting that discusses wines from Verona and their traditions.

HALF DAY E-BIKE TOUR (9:30am- 14:30pm)
Food and wine experience is included.

Vineyards, history, landscapes and unique flavors. These are the ingredients for a short but intense cycling experience in Custoza. Fabio, your guide, can’t wait to live it with you! He will welcome you at the winery entrance and will give you your E-Bikes. Are you ready to begin? Let’s Go! You will begin by discovering the most significant vineyards of Monte del Frà: Montegodio, Bagolina, Staffalo and Cà del Magro. It is between these lands that the wars of 1848 and 1866 for the unity of Italy took place and where we will take a break to introduce you to our history.

Guided Tour and Wine Tasting Experience

Upon returning from the E-Bike ride, (around 12:30pm), Silvia and Carol will be waiting for you in the cellar. Here you will have the opportunity to taste two specialties of our territory and taste three wines representing our land: the Custoza DOC, the Chiaretto di Bardolino DOC and the Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC. The specialties offered can range from delicious platters based on local cold cuts, delicious gourmet sandwiches, or fresh fruit and vegetable salads. The tour in the wine cellar rooms takes place at the end of the lunch break. It is possible to join us with your own bicycle, you will have a € 10 discount on this incredible experience.

Note: Tell us your intolerances or preferences in order to offer you the best gastronomic experience tailored to your needs. The menu may change depending on the seasonal products.

E-BIKE TOUR FULL DAY (9:30am – 17:30pm)
This tour includes picnic in the vineyard with local products.

Upon your arrival at the Monte del Frà winery, Silvia, Carol and Fabio will welcome you. A great day among the Custoza hills is waiting for you!
We begin riding towards the small village of Custoza. Fabio will entertain you with the story of the italian Risorgimento battles fought here.

Custoza Village and its History

A few kilometers away, you will come to a hill where the Ossario di Custoza stands, the famous memorial monument with a breathtaking view. Don’t forget to take a selfie there! A few meters away, you will find the historic vineyards of Bagolina and Monte Godio that will give you a complete view into the amphitheater of the gentle morainic hills. A ride along this path between vineyards and cypress trees will give you a full understanding of the true essence of these places that are dedicated to the culture and art of making wine.

Borghetto sul Mincio: a Jump into the Middle Ages

Along secondary roads you will reach Borghetto sul Mincio (classified among the ten most beautiful bourges in Italy) nestled along the Mincio River. It is here that time seems to have stopped in the Middle Ages. The water mills are still active, the bourg unravels between tiny houses overlooking the Mincio River, the small bars are still operated by the locals. Walk and breathe the magic of this place, accompanied by the sweet sound of the flowing river. You will meet the locals and enjoy the day. Capture the essence of this experience with a photo to remember  these moments.

Have a Break in the Colombara Vineyards 

Once you are back on your E-Bike, return to the place called Oliosi to experience a gastronomic experience in the vineyard. There, a delicious homemade picnic awaits you under the pergolas of the Colombara vineyard. The products offered are those of the territory: bread, meats, cheeses and local fruit depending on the season.

Note: Tell us your intolerances or preferences in order to offer you the best gastronomic experience tailored to your needs. The menu may change depending on the seasonal products.

Guided Tour and Wine Tasting Experience

Relax and revitalize your energy because the experience is halfway! Once back on your E-Bike, you will return to the starting point: the Monte del Frà winery.
At around 16:00pm, Carol and Silvia will be waiting for you again for a short tour thorugh the wine cellar rooms. You will discover the secrets of winemaking in the places where the most internationally known wines age: Amarone della Valpolicella and Custoza Superiore Cà del Magro. At the end of the tour there will be a tasting of the wines we produce. The winery supports the environment through a sustainable agriculture. The following wines: Custoza DOC, Lugana DOC, Chiaretto di Bardolino DOC and Valpolicella Superiore Classico DOC are introduced by the fly tasting method. A cheese platter and bread will be paired with this wine tasting.
If it is possible to join us with your own bicycle, you will have a €10 discount on this incredible experience.

WHO WILL APPRECIATE THIS E-BIKE EXPERIENCE?

The experience is for enthusiasts who love the Lake Garda area and want to enrich their culture through history, nature and flavors. The sustainability of our territory is highlighted in this foreground of this experience in terms of ethics, respect and environmental awareness.

What You Need to Bring with You for the E-Bike Tour: comfortable sportswear, sneakers, hat and sunscreen, sanitizing wipes, a possible windproof jacket for the cooler seasons.
People: maximum up to 10
Reservation required to guarantee the distances set up according to the Covid-19 safety regulations.
Languages: Italian, English
Duration: 5 hours or 8 hours depending on the selected tour

Possibility of cancellation: up to 48 hours before with full refund.

The visit takes place in compliance with current regulations enforced for the coronavirus emergency issued by the Ministry of Health. We kindly ask visitors to adhere to regulations set forth by the authorities.

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